Journal of Human Sport and Exercise

Time-Motion analysis in Muay-Thai and Kick-Boxing amateur matches

Jeronimo Jaspe Rodrigues Silva, Fabricio Boscolo Del Vecchio, Luan Merseburger Picanço, Monica Yuri Takito, Emerson Franchini



Boxing amateur level matches. Material and Methods: In Thirteen matches, the time structure was studied considering three levels of effort: i) Observation ii) Preparation, iii) Interaction. Data are presented using median (25% - 75%) and the mixed linear regression analysis was used to compared time structure and combat sports. Results: It was found superiority (p < 0.002) in the observation time in relation to another effort types, with no significant difference between sports. Conclusion: There were no time structure differences in modalities, when the same effort levels were compared, but time spent in observation was longer. This data is important to the technical-tactical preparation of athletes.


Time-Motion studies; Task performance and analysis; Martial arts


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